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A Cautionary Tale .....

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 15:34

I have a deep pink valerian that has seeded in my stone terrace, but I love it! Just as well there are plants for every taste


Posted: 09/06/2013 at 09:07

Morning all. Looks like rain is coming. Took some more photos of the garden for the morning after the day before, Cecile Brunner in full flower other roses starting to come out, not at the peak yet, normally they peak end of May.

No good at camellias, had one in a pot that died, but probably because it was so cold the terracotta pot split in two!

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 22:55

Berghill, you have a wonderful garden. It didn't get like that all by itself, it had a wonderful gardener.

Birdy, you put it all so well in your summing up.

Mrs. Garden, cannas aren't hardy. You have to put them in a frost free place in winter. Good thing your lovely son is hardy!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 22:43

We collect plants on holiday too, when we come over by ferry. We have some lovely ones from Cornwall, but it was hard choosing there because we have dry limestone and clay pockets.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 22:29

Thank you GG. Sounds as though you had a really lovely day, just the sort of thing I like doing. Jealous!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 22:15

Thank you to all who wished me well for my charity garden party.

Well, it did rain, but not too hard and only on and off. 49 English people turned up, no French, and they were all very nice about my garden. Sold lots of plants, raffle did well and everyone enjoyed their tea - sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, cake and strawberries and cream. They were all offered a glass of fizzy wine on arrival (a lovely friend gave me 6 bottles). Made 680€. Am knackered! OH and I have just  been finishing off the last bottle of fizzy wine. I had some great helpers.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 23:21

John H, I think that clematis is Dr. Ruppel. It's deeper pink with fatter petals than Lincoln Star.


Posted: 07/06/2013 at 23:06

Welcome back, Matty.

KEF thanks for your good wishes for my garden party tomorrow. I hope the thunderstorms hold off. Got the plant stall arrnaged in the garage.

Summer has arrived

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 22:58

It is scented, but it's light and delicate.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 22:41

Thanks Tina. Off to bed now, busy day tomorrow. Night all.

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